Acronychia imperforata - Fraser Island apple
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Unusual native evergreen tree with dark glossy leaves, cream summer blossom, and clusters of golden mini-berries. Really happy by the coast and a waterwise plant for dry gardens. Attracts the blue tiger butterfly We love Fraser Island apple for its flowers for butterflies, berries for birds and bushtucker
Acronychia imperforata - Fraser Island appleAPPEARANCE : Small bushy glossy-leaved native tree, self-fertile, found in SE QLD. Clusters of cream flowers appear through summer and autumn followed by small yellow-gold edible fruit, tart and much loved by birds. Fraser Island QLD is a World Heritage site and in 2021 is renamed K'gari, the original aboriginal name, meaning 'paradise'.
USE FOR : Native and coastal gardens as a feature tree and for hedges and screening. Attracts birds, butterflies and bees to the garden.
PLANTING : Sunny to part shade, suitable to exposed and coastal areas from NSW to northern QLD. Frost tender.
CARE : Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prefers well drained soil. Fertilise using a slow release native fertiliser yearly.
HEIGHT & WIDTH : 5-8 m H x 3-4 m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.
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